On Monday, Rep. Larry Seaquist introduced House Bill 2759, designed to modify the way that new ferries are bid and constructed. The full the text of the bill is available here.
Here is KIRO’s story on the introduction of the bill: New plan to save millions of dollars when building next state ferry
Larry Seaquist represents the 26th Legislative District in the Washington Legislature. He recently wrote an opinion piece, Weigh in on saving our ferry system, which appeared in the Kitsap Sun. Seaquist cites four steps that could be taken to strengthen the ferry system. They are:
- Improve service
- Build new ferries
- Overhaul WSF management
Click here to read the full opinion piece.